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Ashley Wilburn provides legal services for estate planning and family law in MD

Published May 23, 23
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With her extensive legal experience and unwavering dedication to justice, and compassionate approach to the needs of her clients, Ashley Wilburn is poised to make a lasting difference in the field of family law as well as mediation. Learn more about Ashley Wilburn.



Ashley Wilburn, a native of Hagerstown, Maryland, proudly is a graduate of North Hagerstown High School, where she completed her secondary education. Ashley Wilburn's legal career is focused on family law. She has a love for it. She focuses her practice on divorce cases, alimony matters, marital property division, child custody battles and child support arrangements. She also handles post-divorce and enforcement matters including step-parent adoptions as well as private party adoptions, as and concerns regarding child welfare. In addition to family law, Ashley also handles estate planning issues, such as probate, wills, trusts and estate administration in addition to commercial contracts, civil litigation cases. Learn more about Ashley Wilburn

Ashley has been a court-appointed mediator since the year 2019. She assists parties to resolve their disputes without the need for court or litigation involvement. In addition to mediations arranged by the court, Ashley also mediates in private matters for those who wish to avoid the litigation and court process.

Ashley completed her undergraduate studies in History and Politics at Loyola University of Maryland. She continued her legal education at Western New England University School of Law. When she graduated in 2013, she excelled in her studies, placing among the top 10 students in her class. Ashley was a Note Editor for the Western New England Law Review during her time at law school. This proved her dedication to scholarship and research in the field of law.

Following the completion of her law degree, Ashley embarked on a clerkship, working for notable jurists in Connecticut and Maryland. She was fortunate to serve as a law assistant to the Honorable Richard A. Robinson at the Connecticut Appellate Court and the Honorable Elliott D. Prescott. Subsequently, in 2014 she returned to her hometown of Hagerstown to be a clerk for Honorable M. Kenneth Long at the Washington County Circuit Court, increasing her knowledge of the local legal landscape. Learn more about Ashley Wilburn

Ashley joined Poole & Kane P.A. in 2015 as an associate attorney. as an associate attorney. The primary role she played at the firm was to represent the Washington County Department of Social Services in cases concerning child welfare. Through her dedication, Ashley played a vital role in assisting children who had suffered neglect or abuse at the hands of their parents or caregivers. Her dedication to social justice extended beyond her legal practice and she was active as an executive member of the Washington County Human Trafficking Task Force, working diligently to educate the public about human trafficking in the tristate area.

In 2017 she was a founding member at Kane, Wilburn & Stone, P.A., and began her practice in family law, including custody, divorce and child maintenance, as well as guardianships and financial planning and estate planning – wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advance directives/healthcare proxies and mediation.

Ashley established Wilburn Law Office, LLC in 2023. The company was founded with the goal of providing a personalized approach to every client's requirements.